Big History

To do that, Einstein had to abandon the idea that space and time are absolute: people in motion relative to each other ... Another key prediction is the existence of gravitational waves: ripples in spacetime emanating at the speed of ...

Big History

"From the formation of the Universe to today, countless major events have changed the course of life on Earth. Aligned with the online Big History Project supported by Bill Gates, Big History puts a wide-angle lens on 13.8 billion years of remarkable history and shows you how and why we got where we are today. With stunning visual timelines and special CGI reconstructions, you can see history's greatest events. Look back to our origins in the stars, explore everything from the birth of the Sun to modern technology, and see what the future holds for humans. Weaving together multiple disciplines including physics and sociology, and with a foreword by TED speaker Professor David Christian, Big History is a truly unique look at the history of the world."

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Ripples in Spacetime
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Govert Schilling
Categories: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-31 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

The detection of gravitational waves—ripples in spacetime—has already been called the scientific coup of this century. Govert Schilling recounts the struggles that threatened to derail the quest and describes the detector’s astounding precision, weaving far-reaching discoveries about the universe into a gripping story of ambition and perseverance.
Gravitational Waves
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Brian Clegg
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-08 - Publisher: Icon Books

On 14 September 2015, after 50 years of searching, gravitational waves were detected for the first time and astronomy changed for ever. Until then, investigation of the universe had depended on electromagnetic radiation: visible light, radio, X-rays and the rest. But gravitational waves – ripples in the fabric of space
Gravitational Waves
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Brian Clegg
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-08 - Publisher: Icon Books

On 14 September 2015, after 50 years of searching, gravitational waves were detected for the first time and astronomy changed for ever. Until then, investigation of the universe had depended on electromagnetic radiation: visible light, radio, X-rays and the rest. But gravitational waves - ripples in the fabric of space
Simply Einstein: Relativity Demystified
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Richard Wolfson
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-11-17 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

With this reader-friendly book, it doesn't take an Einstein to understand the theory of relativity and its remarkable consequences. In clear, understandable terms, physicist Richard Wolfson explores the ideas at the heart of relativity and shows how they lead to such seeming absurdities as time travel, curved space, black holes,
Let There Be Light
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Silvio Gonzalez
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-21 - Publisher: WestBow Press

This book is but a tiny taste of the great adventure that is life, a complete and wholesome life lived within the precepts of God’s Word. Following the bread crumbs left by our Creator is the greatest treasure hunt of all. The radical concepts in this book will expand your